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Old 05-22-2006, 07:49 PM
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Ok, yesterday I did the break in of the motor but then today, I get the thing running for a few second with the glow igniter on top and then take it off and sometimes it stays running. If I give it gas it speeds the tires up and then when I let off the gas it gives it a little more. Then if I try to hit the brakes to idle the motor it stalls out. Now when the motor starts the wheels keep spinning. I adjusted all necessary needles and still can't get it right but yesterday it was fine. I also checked the glow plug and it lights up when I take it out and connect it to the igniter. I'm about to scrap this thing real soon if I don't get it running right. I'm willing to send it to one of you guyz and pay you to get it running right.[:@]
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Old 05-22-2006, 07:59 PM
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Check your clutch spring. Common problem. There are a ton of posts about it. Just search... there are a few write ups.

[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_4207842/tm.htm]Here's one...[/link]
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Old 05-22-2006, 08:14 PM
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Yeah the reason why your wheels are spinning is because your clutch spring probably snapped, read the first post of that thread ksnitro has a link to. That's probably also the reason why your motor keeps stalling when you hit the brakes. And just a warning you'll probably be needing a new glow plug real soon. The first one doesn't last very long after the break in.
But yeah man, you're gonna have to calm down. These things take a lot of patience.
Remember... breathe... it'll be alright...[8D]
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Old 05-22-2006, 08:25 PM
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Yeah it sounds like the spring snapped.
Didn't I just read that you are a dealer? Better get these figured out soon if your gunna sell them lol.. jk. Hang in there. They take some time to get the fine tuning down.
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It won't be ok !! NO NO NO !! ROTFLMAO !![:-]
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WOW!
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Haha time to pop some happy pills there Aj [sm=RAINFRO.gif]
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alright had the happy pills, I think that's why I lost all my patience earlier!!! LOL Ima go get that new Traxxas spring part #4146 from the hobby shop tomorrow so I can finally get my use out of this thing!! Thanks for all the info guyz!
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Yeah it sounds like the spring snapped.
Didn't I just read that you are a dealer? Better get these figured out soon if your gunna sell them lol.. jk. Hang in there. They take some time to get the fine tuning down.
X2 i agree with you on the dealer thing, you need to know so that you can explain and help your customers
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Old 05-23-2006, 02:37 PM
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I was just being sarcastic for a change lol...
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It won't be ok !! NO NO NO !! ROTFLMAO !![:-]

Can someone educate me and let me know what ROTFLMAO means????
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roll on the floor laughing my ass off
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Damn... we've come a long way from LOL.

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Old 05-26-2006, 12:50 AM
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FIXED IT!! Went and got the new spring, took apart the clutch bell and there it was a snapped spring. It didn't just come loose it snapped in 2 about 5 spring loops from the end. Anyway put the new spring on and waaaala the rings run like a charm, just a little tuning in and it was off once again at 10:00 at night in the pitch black LOL!! I need to get headlights and brakelights on there somehow, maybe some leds.
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